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Alex06
09-16-2009, 03:55 PM
Hello Everybody......:violin:
I'm a good diver. I heard that there r so many best diving places in Australia,that's y I've a wish 2 dive in Aus & it's going be fulfill in a few days. plz guide me....
Thank u...

The Publisher
09-16-2009, 11:22 PM
Anywhere on the Great Barrier Reef!

rubber chicken
09-17-2009, 05:11 AM
Or, on the West side:
Esperance - for the Sanko Harvest, the third largest diveable wreck in the world.
Bremner Bay - for Leafy Seadragons.
Albany - for the Perth, a former navy destroyer scuttled for divers.
Dunsborough - for the Swan, a former navy Destroyer Escort scuttled for divers.
Bussleton - 2nd longest jetty in the southern hemisphere, loads of life.
Bunbury - for the Lena, a former fishing boat, confiscated for illegal fishing and sunk for divers.
Rottnest Island - Some of the southernmost hard coral reefs that you can find, plus shipwrecks, turtles, occasional whales etc.
Fremantle - for Weedy Seadragons, Seahorses, Dolphins etc.
Jurian Bay - for Sealions.
Abrolohos Islands - Deserted islands with loads of life.
Coral bay - for Manta Rays, coral reefs and sharks
Exmouth - for Whale sharks, Ningaloo reef, (better than the GBR, IMHO) and the Navy Pier, (one of the top shore dives in the world)
Rowley Shoals - offshore liveaboard diving.
Broome - Tropical waters plus the chance of being eaten by a Saltwater Crocodile!

All this plus we are a long way from Sydney :D

Trout3404
09-18-2009, 09:54 AM
Swains Reef
Lady Elliot Island
Lady Mustgrave
Heron Island
Great Keppel Island
Green Island
The Bunker Group
Any where on the reef there are also so many wrecks its not funny so if u come to sunny QLD injoy!!

Glane
09-18-2009, 11:33 AM
:iagree: HMAS Brisbane artificial reef in Moreton Bay has lots of sea life on it now. It's an old war ship that was sunk in 2005 for the purposes of cultivating a new habitat for sea life. You can reach it by a 20 min boat ride out from Mooloolaba through a licenced dive tour operator or by obtaining a permit for a private dive from Maroochy Tourism.. This is d place where you can find hand-feed dolphins under the stars or indulge in some of the world’s best diving.It is very Excellent & Sporty place.
Enjoy....

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